Meet Our Team

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Nicholas Cubita, Ed.D.

B.A. in Fine Arts (Concentration: Studio Art), Loyola University Maryland
M.Ed. in Student Development Administration, Seattle University
Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration, Northeastern University

Director of Orientation Programs

Phone: 206-296-6072

Building/Room: STCN 320

Pronouns: he/him/his

About Nick: Born and raised in Westchester, NY, I am a double Jesuit alum of Loyola University Maryland (B.A.) and Seattle University (M.Ed.). My work in overseeing students' transition experiences is guided by inclusion and evidence-based practices. My research interests include the intersection of religious and sexual orientation identities and the overarching college transition experience for college students.

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Emelie Ali

Administrative Coordinator

Phone: 206-296-2187

Building/Room: Student Center 320

Pronouns: she/ her/ hers
About Emelie:
Originally from New York, I have been working in Higher Education for 4 years and have found myself from the gray streets of Manhattan to the gray skies of Seattle. My goal is to help create a friendly and inclusive work environment, one in which students and colleagues can confidently seek support and engagement from. During my free time, I'm watching horror movies, wandering in a museum, or having one too many cups of coffee.

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Vanessa Dasuki

Orientation Graduate Coordinator

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Major: Masters of Science in Business Analytics

About Vanessa: Hi hi! I was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. I moved to Seattle in the summer of 2018 and graduated with my Bachelors from the University of Washington in Finance with a Minor in Data Analytics in 2022. After graduating from U.W., I worked in the financial services for a year and decided to pursue my Masters in Business Analytics and am graduating in Spring 2025. You can catch me in the gym during my free time, cooking, or just relaxing watching movies. I also love going to music festivals!